Growing Job Market and Attractive Careers in Healthcare
Careers in medical billing and coding, health information management, and healthcare administration provide a rewarding work environment and job security in a growing industry.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA):
Bryan University can fast-track you to success, giving you the education, skills, and confidence to qualify for a great job in less than a year!
Enjoy the flexibility to choose from a range of career paths, such as:
Preparing now means you’ll be ready for the jobs of the future.
With a degree from Bryan University, find opportunities to work in a variety of healthcare settings:
Your future job will demand career-specific skills, which is exactly what you’ll be working on throughout the Medical Billing and Coding Certificate program of study. Guided by healthcare experts with real-world experience, Bryan University’s curriculum is built around what the industry needs.
In our interactive, cutting-edge online classrooms, your courses will cover:
As a Bryan student, you’ll receive these additional benefits:
Bryan University’s Medical Billing and Coding program was developed based on current competencies outlined by AHIMA and students fully utilize the AHIMA Virtual Lab (Vlab). This lab gives you real-world experience with industry technologies and software applications that employers actually use in the workplace. Examples include:
At Bryan, we don’t think learning online means learning alone. Connect with faculty, peers, and student support conveniently from your smart phone, tablet, or computer using Zoom, a user-friendly video app. You’ll join a vibrant community who will provide support and celebrate your success along the way. You’ll not only develop friends and colleagues, but you’ll also build a professional network—for life.
You can enroll in the Medical Billing and Coding Certificate and Associate Degree in Health Information Management concurrently. This means once you complete your certificate, you can get to work sooner while completing your associate degree. Once you complete your associate degree, you may also consider completing the Bryan University Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Administration. If you have prior college credit, or you have already completed an associate degree at another institution, we will accept as many credits as possible (and potentially your entire associate degree) to help accelerate your Bryan program.
1Please visit www.onetonline.org (classification code 29-9021.00) and Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.htm. Also see American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) on the internet at: http://www.ahima.org/careers/healthinfo. Sites visited on January 10, 2021.
The Medical Billing and Coding Certificate program prepares students to gain entry-level employment in the exciting and growing field of medical billing and coding. The program focuses on the skills related to coding medical conditions and procedures, and the subsequent use of these codes in billing and reimbursement. Students acquire the needed skills of a medical coder in a variety of healthcare environments, as well as ensuring the ongoing quality of medical records, in preparation for passing a chosen certified exam, such as the AHIMA Certified Coding Associate (CCA).
The program includes core curriculum in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, inpatient and outpatient coding, health information and delivery systems, reimbursement, law, compliance, and healthcare technologies. Hands-on, practical experience is the focus of the program, which utilizes the AHIMA Virtual Laboratory enabling students to solve problems that simulate those issues encountered in the modern healthcare marketplace, and also includes an externship program to gain actual workplace experience and networking opportunity.